Although every boxing fan around the world has heard of Teiken promotions it's fair to say far fewer have heard of "Ohashi".
Despite Ohashi Gym being the second choice of many Japanese fans the gym hasn't really managed to make it's name well known around the world. The lack of "international recognition" hasn't stopped the gym from recently celebrating it's 20th birthday or announcing it's major plans for the next year or so, which have included the declaration that the gym wants 5 simultaneous world champions.
At the moment the gym has 2. It has WBC Flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi and WBA Atomweight champion Ayaka Miyao. We know that Naoya Inoue will be attempting to become the gym's 3rd champion on April 6th when he fights Adrian Hernandez for the WBC Light Flyweight title.
We're not sure who Ohashi founder Hideyuki Ohashi thinks will add titles to his stable but there are numerous challenger level fighters at the gym such as Ryo Matsumoto, Satoshi Hosono, Ryuji Hara and Go Onaga already at the gym and others may decide to join the gym in the near future. They may not be fighters that we'd tip right now, but by the end of the year it wouldn't be a huge shock for at least 1 of these men to have become a world title holder.
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